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More Information: Rhododendron 'Peppermint Twist'

R. 'Peppermint Twist' 
Photo: Harold Greer

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, pink with a white throat and red spotting on dorsal lobe, ages to white with pale pink margins. Trusses hold 12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblong, de-curved margins, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 4" long, glossy green, retained for 2 years. Rounded, dense habit. Tolerates humidity well.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   hyperythrum x Princess Elizabeth

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Thornton

Registration Reference:  ARS 982

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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